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2014-07-31 12:21:50

CONCORD, Mass., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a Change of Command ceremony today at Faneuil Hall in Boston, Mass., District Commander Col. Charles P. Samaris passed the command flag, signifying change of command authority of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in New England, to new District Commander Col. Christopher J. Barron. Presiding over the ceremony was Brig. Gen. Kent D. Savre, Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, North Atlantic Division. The custom of...

2014-05-14 16:21:07

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Army Corps of Engineers Brig. Gen. Kent Savre will update media on the Corps' progress on post-Hurricane Sandy repair, cleanup and prevention projects at a National Press Club Newsmakers news conference on Wednesday, May 21 at 10 a.m. in the club's Zenger Room. He will also provide information on an ongoing study to determine how best to reduce flood and storm damage risks for people and communities along the North Atlantic coast....

2014-01-20 12:20:31

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Army Corps of Engineers Brig. Gen. Kent Savre will present information on the recovery progress the Army Corps has made since Hurricane Sandy - and discuss an ongoing study to determine how best to reduce flood and storm damage risks for people and communities along the North Atlantic coast - at a National Press Club Newsmakers News Conference on Tuesday, January 21 at 10 a.m. in the club's Lisagor Room. (Logo:...

2011-05-03 13:36:00

Complaint charges action violated 5th Amendment "takings clause" causing untold damages WASHINGTON, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attorneys today filed a class action complaint on behalf of farmers whose land was flooded when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers exploded a levee on the Mississippi River, sending a torrent of water onto 130,000 acres of prime Missouri farmland. The complaint filed in the United States Court of Federal Claims against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...

2011-04-11 08:00:00

PLYMOUTH, Minn., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) announced that the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has vacated a preliminary injunction previously granted by the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida regarding Mosaic's South Fort Meade mine. The preliminary injunction had prevented reliance on a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' permit for the mining of wetlands in an extension of Mosaic's South Fort Meade,...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.